Welcome to the homepage for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community was opened in 1971 and is a part of the City
of Dallas Office of Community Care. Located in the South Dallas/Fair Park area,
the Center serves as a hub of community programming and activity and strives to
connect residents to critical education, financial empowerment and health and
wellness programming and services.
The Center is home to numerous social
service programs, such as housing and rental assistance, jobs skills training
and employment support, client navigation and referral services, and more.
Additionally, the Center houses numerous nonprofit and social services agencies
as tenants, each of which providing valuable community services. The Center
sits on 10.5 acres and is comprised of five separate buildings, including the
Core Building, the MLK Recreation Center, the MLK Library, ChildCareGroup, and
Foremost Family Health. Together, the Center’s programming and tenants offer a
comprehensive package of services for community members.
- MLK Administration Building (Building A)
- Foremost Family Health Centers (Building B)
- MLK Branch Library (Building C)
- MLK ChildCareGroup (Building D)
- MLK Recreation Center (Building E)
Programs and Services
- Rental and Utility Assistance
- Food Pantry
- South Dallas Community Court
- Community Service
- Homeless Housing Services
- Fresh Start
In addition to social services, the MLK Center also hosts a variety of community events throughout the year. For a complete list of programs and services at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, view our website at www.dallasmlkcenter.com.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
2922 MLK Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75215
Pamela Jones, Center Manager